Strong Communities

PEC’s approach to tackling environmental issues includes building resilient, sustainable and engaged communities.


2022 Highlights

2022 Highlights

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The Shenandoah River between Clarke and Fauquier counties. Photo by Hugh Kenny/PEC; flight thanks to Southwings For the last 50 years, PEC has worked to establish a better future for this region through sustainable growth and protection of the region’s ...
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aerial photo looking out over forest with fall foliage and mountains in distance

Albemarle Comp Plan Update and Climate

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The following text was sent out via email on November 10, 2022. Sign up for PEC email alerts → Looking out over Meechums River in Albemarle County. Photo by Hugh Kenny/PEC. Dear Supporter, Like many of you, I love the fall ...
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a group of neighbors stand in a circle chatting on a dirt trail

New Fifeville Trail Grand Opening set for November 5

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Contact:About the trail opening:Peter Krebs, PEC Community Organizer434-465-9869; pkrebs@pecva.org About the trail:Carmelita Wood, Fifeville Neighborhood Association President434-202-9246 A group of neighbors on the Fifeville Trail. Photo by Peter Krebs/PEC CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. (Oct. 25, 2022) - After the effects of Hurricane ...
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a yard sign that says "stop amazon stop the towers"

Town Hall Meeting Will Provide New Information Surrounding Proposed Warrenton Amazon Data Center

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ContactKevin Ramundo, President, CFFC, ramundok@gmail.comJulie Bolthouse, Director of Land Use, PEC, jbolthouse@pecva.orgSpencer Snakard, Protect Fauquier, Spencer.Snakard@gmail.com Photo by Sophia Chapin/PEC WARRENTON, Va. (Oct. 21, 2022) – Next week, on Wednesday, Oct. 26, Citizens for Fauquier County (CFFC), Piedmont Environmental Council ...
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Continuing the Climate Conversation: An update from Albemarle

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Contributed by Kat Imoff, Senior Conservation Fellow, and Rob McGinnis, Land Use Field Representative In our last issue, we told you about a report we published in partnership with Albemarle County and others, outlining the County’s climate-related risks and vulnerabilities ...
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